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Use condom to prevent hard-to-treat gonorrhoea: WHO
Geneva, July 9 (IANS) Safer sexual behaviour, in particular consistent and correct condom use, can help prevent gonorrhoea, a common sexually-transmitted infection which is getting much harder and sometimes impossible to treat due to antibiotic resistance, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.

Sunday, July 09, 2017 3:52:04 PM

Saudi Arabia imposes $106 fee on domestic pilgrims
Riyadh, July 8 (IANS) The Saudi Haj Ministry has imposed a $106 fee on each domestic pilgrim to be paid by organisations and companies offering services for them, the media reported on Saturday.

Saturday, July 08, 2017 8:34:03 PM

Harikrishna holds Adams in second round of Geneva chess meet
Geneva, July 8 (IANS) Indian Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna held English GM Michael Adams to a hard-fought draw in the second round of the Geneva FIDE Grand Prix here.

Saturday, July 08, 2017 5:12:04 PM

Harikrishna wins opening match of Geneva chess meet
Geneva, July 7 (IANS) Indian Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna started off his Geneva FIDE Grand Prix on a rousing note defeating Alexander Riazantsev of Russia in his opening game here.

Friday, July 07, 2017 5:44:05 PM

Dubai to help boost female education in Egypt
Dubai, July 5 (IANS/WAM) Dubai has launched a new programme to help Egypt boost its female education.

Wednesday, July 05, 2017 8:20:05 PM

Harikrishna set for Geneva chess meet
Geneva, July 5 (IANS) Indian Grandmaster Harikrishna Pentala is all geared up to secure a spot at the 2018 Candidates Tournament as he takes on some of the world's finest players in the third leg of the FIDE Grand Prix beginning here on Thursday.

Wednesday, July 05, 2017 7:44:05 PM

Qatar responds to demands of Arab quartet
Doha, July 5 (IANS) The four Arab countries in a diplomatic standoff with Qatar have said that they have received a response from Doha to their list of demands.

Wednesday, July 05, 2017 2:16:05 PM

Dubai to host conference on sustainability, green technologies
Dubai, July 4 (IANS/WAM) The key challenges facing the environment will be the underlying theme at the 19th edition of the Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) in Dubai to be held on October 23-25.

Tuesday, July 04, 2017 7:16:04 PM

Qatar to increase gas production by 33%
Doha, July 4 (IANS) Qatar on Tuesday announced that it would increase its natural gas production by 33 per cent -- from 77 million to 100 million tonnes per year -- in response to the economic blockade imposed on it by several Arab states.

Tuesday, July 04, 2017 2:34:07 PM

Qatar responds to demands from Saudi Arabia-led alliance
Kuwait City, July 4 (IANS) Qatar has responded to a list of demands from Saudi Arabia-led Arab alliance, which gave Doha an extra 48 hours to decide, officials confirmed on Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 04, 2017 9:54:07 AM

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